Action Research for Sustainability: Social Imagination by Jonas Egmose

By Jonas Egmose

How can motion learn extra new learn orientations in the direction of sustainability? This e-book, empirically positioned within the box of upstream public engagement, concerning neighborhood citizens, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up techniques considering on city sustainability, solutions this query by means of analysing techniques of social learning.

The ebook addresses the necessity to circulate in the direction of sustainability at societal point as a democratic problem wondering the way in which we are living on planet earth. by means of conceptualising sustain-ability as an immanent and emergent skill of ecological and social lifestyles, consistently to resume itself with no eroding its personal origin of lifestyles, it argues that seeing that sustainability can't be invented yet purely supported (or eroded) via technology, we have to reframe technology within the position of maintaining sustain-ability.

Through analyses of a 3 yr motion study programme, aiming to supply neighborhood electorate with a better say sooner or later of city sustainability study, this publication exhibits how motion examine could make vital methodological contributions to approaches of social studying among voters and scientists via allowing loose areas in peoples way of life and inside academia, the place elements of un-sustainability could be addressed and new imaginations of extra sustainable futures emerge.

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